Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal publishes articles relating to the fields of growth, economic development and environmental issues. The principal focus lies on those scholarly works that demonstrate innovations and they can be linked to the meaningful real world impacts on the ground.   


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal applies double-blind peer-review process in which both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The review panel for each submission comprises of two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal. 


Publication Frequency

The journal is published two times in a year. 


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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